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Risk-Adjusted CABG Readmission Rate

Risk adjusted percentage of Medicare FFS beneficiaries aged 65 and older who undergo isolated coronary artery bypass grafting and are discharged alive but have a subsequent acute care hospital inpatient admission within 30 days of the date of discharge from the CABG hospitalization.

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 2514
Measure Type: 
Measure Steward: 
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Clinical Topic Area: 
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Myocardial Infarction

Care Setting: 
Data Source: 

ACP supports th is measure because it captures a targeted denominator (fee-for-service Medicare patients, ages 65 and older) and uses the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk-adjustment, which has a strong base of clinical data.